Studies in General and English Phonetics: Essays in Honour of Professor J.D. O'Connor

Studies in General and English Phonetics: Essays in Honour of Professor J.D. O'Connor

by Jack Windsor Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415080681

ISBN-13: 9780415080682

Pub. Date: 12/28/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the world are covered in these thirty-eight articles in tribute to

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Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the world are covered in these thirty-eight articles in tribute to Professor J.D. O'Connor by an international list of contributors, including many world famous names. With an invaluable up-to-date bibliography, no university library will be complete without it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415080682
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
0.62(w) x 0.92(h) x 1.50(d)
Lexile:
1450L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword
About J. D. ('Doc') O'Connor
The publications of J. D. O'Connor
About these studies
1On some neutralisations and archiphonemes in English allegro speech3
2The phonetics of neutralisation: the case of Australian coronals10
3Some articulatory characteristics of the tap39
4Assimilations of alveolar stops and nasals in connected speech49
5Field procedures in forensic speaker recognition68
6Voice types in automated telecommunications applications85
7The effect of context on the transcription of vowel quality96
8Place of articulation features for clicks: anomalies for universals121
9Postura: clear and dark consonants etcetera130
10Spelling aloud: a preliminary study of idiomatic intonation145
11Rises in English155
12Documenting rhythmical change174
13The social distribution of intonation patterns in Belfast180
14Principles of intonational typology187
15Intonational stereotype: a re-analysis211
16Speech fundamental frequency over the telephone and face-to-face: some implications for forensic phonetics230
17The effect of emphasis on declination in English intonation241
18Nucleus placement in Spanish and English255
19Rhythm and duration in Spanish266
20The boundaries of intonation units270
21Stylisation of the falling tone in Hungarian intonation278
22The teaching of English intonation288
23A 'tenny' rate301
24Pronunciation and the rich points of culture310
25Spelling pronunciation and related matters in New Zealand English320
26Quantifying English homophones and minimal pairs326
27Consonant-associated resonance in three varieties of English335
28Syllabification and rhythm in non-segmental phonology360
29The vowels of Scottish English: formants and features367
30A neglected feature of British East Midlands accents and its possible implications for the history of a vowel merger in English379
31Mixing and fudging in Midland and southern dialects of England: the cup and foot vowels385
32The low vowels of Vancouver English395
33New syllabic consonants in English401
34Approaches to articulatory setting in foreign-language teaching415
35The English accent of the Shilluk speaker425
36Segmental errors in the pronunciation of Danish speakers of English: some pedagogic strategies432
37Describing the pronunciation of loanwords from English445
38What do EFL teachers need to know about pronunciation?454
Index464

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